CDWS would like to inform members that the Governor of South Sinai has issued decree number 3 for the year 2011.
- House reef shore diving is now banned in Sharm el Sheikh, with the exception of the following areas: Sharm el Maya, Naama Bay, Ras Umm Sid, Sharks Bay, Ras Gamila and Nabq Nation...al Park (north of Nakhlet Eltal).
- Shore diving is allowed in the following areas: Sharm el Maya, Naama Bay, Ras Umm Sid, Sharks Bay, Ras Gamila and Nabq National Park (north of Nakhlet Eltal) as well as designated areas in Ras Mohammed National Park.
CDWS is working to have this ban lifted, and will inform members as soon as there are any further developments.
To download a copy of the decree (in Arabic) click the following:
Page 1 http://library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1102848092418-69/decree_3_page_1.pdf
Page 2 http://library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1102848092418-70/decree_3_page_2.pdf